Henry Carey

(c. 26 August 1687 - 5 October 1743)
Henry Carey (1687-1743)

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Henry Carey (1687-1743)

Works in ECPA

alphabetical listing / listing in source editions

Source editions

  • Carey, Henry, 1687?-1743. The grumbletonians: or, the dogs without-doors. A tale. London: printed for J. Peele, 1727. 8p.; 2⁰. (ESTC T125553; OTA K100170.000)
  • Carey, Henry, 1687?-1743. Blundrella: or, the impertinent. A tale. To which is added The beau monde, or, the pleasures of St. James's. A new ballad. ... The second edition. London: printed for A. Dodd and sold by the booksellers of London and Westminster, 1730. 12p.; 2⁰. (ESTC N15293; OTA K009637.000)
  • Carey, Henry, 1687?-1743. Of stage tyrants. An epistle to the Right Honourable Philip Earl of Chesterfield. Occasion'd by the Honest Yorkshire-man being rejected at Drury-Lane Play-house, and since acted at other theatres with universal applause. By Mr. Carey. London: printed for J. Shuckburgh, and L. Gilliver, J. Jackson, and J. Leake (Bath) And sold by A. Dodd, E. Nutt, and E. Cook, 1735. [2],8,[2]p.; 2⁰. (ESTC T42117; OTA K041283.000)
  • Carey, Henry, 1687?-1743. Pretty Sally's garland: Or, Johnny's kind courtship. In two parts. [London]: Printed and sold in Aldermary Church-Yard, London, 1760?. 1 sheet: ill.; obl.1/2⁰. (ESTC T192194; OTA K125362.000)
  • Carey, Henry, 1687?-1743. Village courtship (Roger's courtship). [Salisbury]: Fowler, printer, Salisbury, 1785?. 1 sheet; 1/12⁰. (ESTC T50796; OTA K046542.000)
  • Carey, Henry, 1687?-1743. Sally of our alley (Sally in our alley). [London]: Printed and sold by J Davenport, London, 1795?. 1 sheet; 1/4⁰. (ESTC T224811; OTA K131924.000)


ODNB 4651; DMI 1385

Reference works

  • Baines, Paul, Julian Ferraro, Pat Rogers, eds. The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Eighteenth-Century Writers and Writing, 1660-1789. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011. 51-52. Print.